University of Melbourne Seeks Electrical and Electronic Engineering Academic

The University of Melbourne is seeking an accomplished academic with a strong background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering to join its Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology. This three-year full-time, fixed-term position is based at the Parkville campus and offers a competitive salary ranging from $114,645 – $161,926 p.a. plus 17% superannuation, depending on the level of appointment.

The University’s Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering is renowned globally for its commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute significantly to the department’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, as well as take on administrative roles commensurate with the position.

The ideal candidate should have a PhD in electrical and electronic engineering or a related field, and a track record of quality research as evidenced by publications in leading journals and conferences. They should also demonstrate an ability to perform independent research and a commitment to interdisciplinary research. The capacity to teach effectively across a range of subjects, including electronics, computers, programming languages, and coding, is also required.

The role will involve coordinating and conducting lectures and tutorials at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including engaging in teaching innovation and improvement. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide a significant degree of scholarly research initiative and collaboration in the discipline of electrical and electronic engineering.

Building and fostering partnerships with industry, government, collaborators at other universities, and other stakeholders will also be part of the role. This will contribute to the engagement of teaching and research in the wider community engagement.

The School of Electrical, Mechanical, and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI) at the University of Melbourne is internationally recognized for its contribution to fundamental research. The school has several well-established industry linkages and international partnerships and is building a vibrant profile of interdisciplinary research, working with industry with an aim to contribute to society.

The University of Melbourne offers a range of benefits to its staff, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. The university is committed to increasing the number of female engineers and scientists on its staff and encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

As a member of the University of Melbourne community, you will be part of an institution that values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings. The university is dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates.

If you are a dynamic early-to-mid career academic with a passion for Electrical and Electronic Engineering and meet the requirements for this role, you are encouraged to apply. This is an excellent opportunity to join a motivated, engaged, and collegiate cohort of faculty staff at one of the world’s leading universities.

The University of Melbourne is deeply connected with the community, both locally and globally. It takes pride in its people, who all contribute to its mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research.

In conclusion, this role offers a unique opportunity for an aspiring leader in research to publish in high-quality journals and conferences, mentor research students, and secure independent grant funding to support a program of research. Active collaboration with other research groups in the School and the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology is encouraged, as is interaction with industry and government agencies.